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- 10 -042017

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Animals and war, episode 14: Dromedaries & Camels

Matchlock musket, ca 1590-1600 © Paris, musée de l’Armée, Dist. RMN-GP / Tony Querrec Camel’s saddle on exhibit in the room dedicated to the Campaign in Egypt in the Musée de l’Armée © Paris, musée de […]

- 10 -022017

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Animals and war, episode 13 : The dog

Dog collar made ca. 1772, on which the names of the owner, an officer, and his regiment are engraved. The quality of the craftsmanship on this collar shows that the officer was very fond of […]

- 09 -252017

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Animals and war, episode 12: The rat

December 26, 1915 – French newspaper Le Miroir: “In the destroyed villages and the trenches, the rats, nicknamed by the French “Gaspard”, are everywhere.  Many of them grow huge.  In order to get rid of […]